Sunday, February 19, 2012

Job Fair For Bilingual Students in Kyoto

University students attend a job fair hosted by Works Japan Inc at Sangyo Kaikan on February 19, 2012 in Kyoto, Japan. About 30 leading international Japanese companies take a part in job fair and over thousand international students attend special seminars and lectures of job opportunities. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Naked Festival

Japanese men wear loincloths as they splash about in freezing cold water during Saidaiji Naked Festival, at Saidaiji Temple on February 18, 2012 in Okayama, Japan. Saidaiji Naked Festival (Hadaka Matsuri) is one of Japan's more eccentric festivals and take a place each year in the winter. About 9,000 men take part and battle to grab for pair of lucky sticks thrown by priests. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Japan Prepare For St Valentine's Day

A woman walks past a decorated storefront window on February 12, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Shops are putting out candy and other traditional gifts for the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday on February 14. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Oni Oi Festival

A man prays before walking across burning logs during the Oni Oi annual festival at Zuiganji Temple on February 11 in Himeji, Japan. Performers dressed as demons take part in the Oni Oi ceremonies at the Buddhist temple in the hope of bringing peace and fruitful harvests. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Friday, February 10, 2012

Japanese Monkeys Huddle To Keep Warm

Japanese macaque monkeys huddle together to protect themselves against the cold weather at Awajishima Monkey Center on February 10, 2012 in Sumoto, Hyogo, Japan. Severe winter weather has hit Japan with more heavy snow forecast today. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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